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Doctors, Lawyers, Engineers Take it to the Streets in Greece

Doctors, lawyers, engineers and other professionals took it to the streets in Athens, Greece, on Thursday, protesting against the government's plan for social security fund reforms. Thousands of professionals assembled outside the Labor Ministry, demonstrating against the hikes in contributions...

Zoe Konstantopoulou: Who Is Greece's New Parliament President?

SYRIZA MP Zoe Konstantopoulou was voted as the new Greek Parliament President on Friday, February 6. Konstantopoulou received support from most political parties in the Parliament, with a record 235 votes in her favor, 61 blank votes and 2 null...

Lawyers Extend Strike Against New Civil Procedure Code to Dec. 5

Greek lawyers will extend their November 19 three-day strike against the amendments to the Civil Procedure Code from November 25 to December 5, they said on Friday. The amendments were submitted to Parliament in a bill by Justice, Transparency and...

Greek Lawyers on a Three Day Strike

Lawyers around Greece will hold a three-day warning strike from November 19-21 to protest against the draft bill on amendments to the Civil Procedure Code submitted to Parliament by the Justice, Transparency and Human Rights Minister Charalambos Athanassiou. "After reading...

Socrates Acquitted in Ancient Trial Re-Run

Judges narrowly acquitted Socrates, the philosopher whose teachings earned him a death sentence in ancient Athens, in a retrial Friday billed as a lesson for modern times of revolution and crisis. Socrates spoke himself at his trial in the fourth...

Lawyers on Strike Until January 17

According to today΄s unanimous decision of the presidents of the plenary of the lawyers associations held in Athens, lawyers continue their strike until next Tuesday, January 17, which is when the steering committee of the session of chairmen will...

Greek Lawyers Hold 3-Day Strike

Greek lawyers in Athens decided to hold a three day strike starting on Wednesday, protesting against the government’s plan to open the legal sector to competition and implement other reforms, complete reforms left unfinished by the previous government, and...